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for parents and their young children

Clay Dough


  • 1 cup white flour
  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 2 tablespoons cream of tartar
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons food coloring
  • 1 cup water

Mix flour, salt and cream of tartar in a medium pot or an electric fry pan. Add water, food coloring and oil. Stir over medium heat for 3-5 minutes. The mixture will look like a mess, this is normal. When the mixture forms a ball in the center of the pot, take it out and put in on a floured or oiled surface. Knead it. Be careful; it is hot. After kneading for several minutes, place in a plastic bag or airtight container and store in the fridge.

Variation: Add a box of flavored gelatin mix to the dry ingredients. This gives added color and aroma.

(2 years and older)

container of clay dough